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Batman #4

4th appearance of the Joker; 1st appearance of Ha-Hacienda (Joker’s Hideout); 1st mention of Gotham City
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Fair Market Value

Last calculated 10/09/2019
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  • Condition
    Date Sold
  • CGC Universal 1.8 (GD-)
    Oct 6, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Aug 25, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Jul 16, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jun 13, 2019
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    May 18, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 5.5 (FN-)
    May 11, 2019
  • CGC Universal 1.0 (FR)
    Apr 16, 2019
  • CBCS Certified - Blue (Restored) 1.8 (GD-)
    Mar 17, 2019
  • CGC Restored 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Feb 23, 2019
  • CGC Restored 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Feb 18, 2019
  • CGC Restored 2.0 (GD)
    Feb 7, 2019
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Jan 26, 2019
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Nov 17, 2018
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Nov 7, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Oct 23, 2018
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Oct 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Aug 29, 2018
  • CGC Restored 0.5 (PR)
    Jul 26, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Apr 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Mar 22, 2018
  • CGC Universal 7.5 (VF-)
    Mar 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 5.5 (FN-)
    Mar 6, 2018
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Feb 25, 2018
  • CGC Qualified 5.5 (FN-)
    Feb 25, 2018
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Dec 7, 2017
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Dec 7, 2017
  • CGC Universal 4.0 (VG)
    Nov 28, 2017
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    Nov 17, 2017
  • CBCS Certified - Blue (Restored) 4.0 (VG)
    Aug 30, 2017
  • CGC Universal 2.5 (GD+)
    Aug 26, 2017
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Jun 10, 2017
  • CGC Universal 6.0 (FN)
    May 1, 2017
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Apr 23, 2017
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 2.5 (GD+)
    Mar 20, 2017
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 2.0 (GD)
    Mar 20, 2017
  • CBCS Certified - Blue (Conserved) 3.5 (VG-)
    Mar 5, 2017
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Feb 21, 2017
  • CGC Universal 3.5 (VG-)
    Feb 19, 2017
  • CGC Restored 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Jan 12, 2017
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Dec 28, 2016
  • CGC Restored 8.0 (VF)
    Dec 13, 2016
  • CGC Universal 4.5 (VG+)
    Nov 21, 2016
  • CGC Universal 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Nov 19, 2016
  • CGC Universal 7.0 (FN/VF)
    Nov 17, 2016
  • CGC Universal 8.0 (VF)
    Nov 17, 2016
  • CGC Restored 3.0 (GD/VG)
    Nov 1, 2016
  • CBCS Certified - Blue (Restored) 5.0 (VG/FN)
    Oct 23, 2016
  • CGC Universal 2.0 (GD)
    Jun 20, 2016
  • CGC Universal 0.5 (PR)
    Jun 7, 2016
  • CBCS Certified - Blue 5.5 (FN-)
    Jun 7, 2016
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Fair Market Value History

Grade
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CGC® Census

Data provided courtesy of the CGC Census.
Grade Total Universal Top Qualified Top Signature Top Restored Top
10.0 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.9 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.8 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.6 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.4 0 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.2 1 1 0.6% 0 - 0 - 0 -
9.0 2 1 1.3% 0 - 0 - 1 1.6%
8.5 4 4 3.8% 0 - 0 - 0 -
8.0 11 5 6.9% 1 12.5% 0 - 5 9.8%
7.5 9 7 11.3% 0 - 0 - 2 13.1%
7.0 14 9 17.0% 0 - 0 - 5 21.3%
6.5 11 5 20.1% 0 - 0 - 6 31.1%
6.0 13 8 25.2% 0 - 1 20.0% 4 37.7%
5.5 10 8 30.2% 1 25.0% 0 - 1 39.3%
5.0 23 18 41.5% 0 - 0 - 5 47.5%
4.5 20 12 49.1% 0 - 1 40.0% 7 59.0%
4.0 15 11 56.0% 0 - 1 60.0% 3 63.9%
3.5 16 9 61.6% 3 62.5% 0 - 4 70.5%
3.0 23 19 73.6% 1 75.0% 0 - 3 75.4%
2.5 11 8 78.6% 0 - 1 80.0% 2 78.7%
2.0 15 6 82.4% 2 100.0% 0 - 7 90.2%
1.8 9 9 88.1% 0 - 0 - 0 -
1.5 5 3 89.9% 0 - 1 100.0% 1 91.8%
1.0 7 7 94.3% 0 - 0 - 0 -
0.5 14 9 100.0% 0 - 0 - 5 100.0%
Total 233 159   8   5   61  

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About

Key Issue
4th appearance of the Joker; 1st appearance of Ha-Hacienda (Joker’s Hideout); 1st mention of Gotham City
Publisher
DC Comics
Store Date
January 10, 1941
Cover Price
$0.10
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Script
Bill Finger, Henry Boltinoff, Clem Gordon, Bob Kane
Pencils
Bob Kane, Henry Boltinoff, Lou Paige, Raymond Perry
Inks
Jerry Robinson, Henry Boltinoff, Lou Paige, Raymond Perry, Bob Kane
Letters
typeset, some typeset, George Roussos, Henry Boltinoff, Bob Kane?
GCIN
107853

Additional Issues

  • 1994 8 Sales 9.8 FMV $40
  • 1940 168 Sales 9.8 FMV $6,600,000
    First ongoing Batman comic series; First appearance of The Joker; First appearance of Catwoman; Origin reprinted
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $240,000
    • 8.0 $440,000
    • 9.2 $1,700,000
  • 1940 145 Sales 9.8 FMV $575,000
    Second appearance of The Joker; Second appearance of The Catwoman; First time character is called Catwoman
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $13,500
    • 8.0 $33,000
    • 9.2 $140,000
  • 1940 160 Sales 9.8 FMV $625,000
    First Catwoman in costume; First appearance of Puppet Master
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $7,000
    • 8.0 $18,500
    • 9.2 $105,000
  • 1941 132 Sales 9.8 FMV $74,000
    4th appearance of the Joker; 1st appearance of Ha-Hacienda (Joker’s Hideout); 1st mention of Gotham City
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $4,000
    • 8.0 $8,000
    • 9.2 $32,000
  • 1941 131 Sales 9.8 FMV $70,000
    First appearance of the Batmobile
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $2,900
    • 8.0 $6,500
    • 9.2 $31,000
  • 1941 179 Sales 9.8 FMV $150,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $2,000
    • 8.0 $3,700
    • 9.2 $15,000
  • 1941 129 Sales 9.8 FMV $200,000
    Batman meets Commissioner Gordon face to face for the first time; Commissioner Gordon appoints Batman an honorary member of the Gotham Police Department.
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $2,300
    • 8.0 $7,500
    • 9.2 $39,000
  • 1942 95 Sales 9.8 FMV $155,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $2,700
    • 8.0 $7,000
    • 9.2 $33,000
  • 1942 111 Sales FMV Pending
  • 1942 119 Sales 9.8 FMV $135,000
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $1,650
    • 8.0 $4,100
    • 9.2 $37,000
  • 1942 123 Sales 9.8 FMV $430,000
    Classic Joker Cover by Ray/Robinson; Third Joker cover; Joker appearance; Penguin appearance
    • FMVs
    • 6.0 $8,750
    • 8.0 $21,000
    • 9.2 $78,000